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    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA RECENTLY PAID TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE LEADING MEMBERS OF THE MOVEMENT OF THE POPULAR REVOLUTION, DOMINIQE IPENGHE.

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    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA RECENTLY PAID TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE LEADING MEMBERS OF THE MOVEMENT OF THE POPULAR REVOLUTION, DOMINIQE IPENGHE.

    DOMINIQUE IPENGHE, WHO DIED IN A CAR ACCIDENT IN KINSHASA, WAS ONE OF THE MAINSTAYS OF THE MOVEMENT OF THE POPULAR REVOLUTION (MPR). HE WAS A VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE GOMBE DISTRICT OF THE MPR AND WAS ALSO DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

    THE FUNERAL, WHICH TOOK PLACE AT THE CATHEDRAL DE NOTRE DAME DE CONGO RECENTLY, WAS ATTENDED BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU AND OTHER MINISTERS.

    THE FUNERAL PROCESSION, FROM THE CATHEDRAL TO THE KALIMA CEMETARY, WAS A SOLEMN AFFAIR WITH TROOPS, DIGNITARIES AND RELATIVES TAKING PART.

    AMONG THOSE WHO PAID TRIBUTE TO M. IPENGHE WAS THE RECENTLY APPOINTED "BOURGMESTRE" (MAYOR) OF THE GOMBE DISTRICT, MME NZUZI. THE MME NZUZI WAS ONE OF A NUMBER OF NEW "BOURGMESTRES" APPOINTED TO THE DISTRICTS AND SUBURBS OF KINSAHSA UNDER A NEW STEP FORWARD IN THE URBAN ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM OF THE COUNTRY.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU, WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY SEVERAL OTHER GOVERNMENT MINISTERS OF THE FUNERAL MARCH, LAID THE FIRST LAYER OF EARTH OVER THE COFFIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADRXG2ED04ZJC1L8ML5J3CRZCW
    Media URN:
    VLVADRXG2ED04ZJC1L8ML5J3CRZCW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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